verb (used with object), ap·prox·i·mat·ed, ap·prox·i·mat·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·prox·i·mat·ed, ap·prox·i·mat·ing.
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Origin of approximate
OTHER WORDS FROM approximateap·prox·i·mate·ly, adverb
Words nearby approximate
Example sentences from the Web for approximate
By 2018, Chinese wealth is expected to approximate the level of US wealth in 1993.
I figure out the approximate outline, the sequence of subject matter for the chapter, numbering the material.
And nobody had reported a missing child of that approximate age.
The red line is the approximate break-even price of the average tar sands producer.The Quixotic Crusade Against the Keystone Pipeline|Megan McArdle|March 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I wanted to use the series to approximate films like [those],” said Bromell.
Many of these were marked while they were still small so that their approximate ages are known.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog|Henry S. Fitch
And can toleration in the active-spirited be ever anything more than approximate?The Coryston Family|Mrs. Humphry Ward
With few exceptions I have not tried to collect modern ones, which approximate much more to each other in the different countries.Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries|Marcus Bourne Huish
It is much if they can copy anything with approximate fidelity of its real size.A Joy For Ever|John Ruskin
These numbers were arbitrary and approximate, but served as a working basis.The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt|James W. Barrett